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Regional Hourly Observations For MADISON County, Kentucky
Issued at 500 AM EDT THU OCT 19 2017
NORTHEAST KENTUCKY
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
LEXINGTON      CLEAR     49  43  80 S7        30.24R                  
COVINGTON      CLEAR     49  46  90 SW6       30.21R                  
FRANKFORT      PTCLDY    43  39  86 CALM      30.22R                  

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Current Agriculture, Lawn & Garden Weather Conditions in Kentucky
Based on observations at 500am EDT, Thursday October 19, 2017

Across Kentucky...temperatures are near 56 degrees west, near 49 degrees central, and near 50 degrees east. Current sky conditions are clear west, clear central, and clear east. In the west, relative humidity is near 66%, and the dew point is near 45 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 80%, and the dew point is near 43 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 80%, and the dew point is near 44 degrees. Current drying conditions are fair west, fair central, and fair east. Tobacco stripping conditions are marginal west, marginal central, and marginal east. Winds are from the southwest at 6 mph west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 7 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 56 degrees at Paducah. The lowest temperature is 42 degrees at London.

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Current NOWCAST not available:
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forecasts be issued. Currently, there is no short term forecast in effect.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For MADISON County, Kentucky
Issued at: Thu Oct 19 03:39:23 EDT 2017

English, Tell City, Corydon, New Albany, Jeffersonville, Lewisport, 
Hawesville, Hardinsburg, Brandenburg, Hartford, Leitchfield, 
Elizabethtown, Shepherdsville, Louisville, La Grange, Bedford, 
Milton, New Castle, Shelbyville, Frankfort, Georgetown, Cynthiana, 
Taylorsville, Lawrenceburg, Versailles, Lexington, Paris, Carlisle, 
Bardstown, Springfield, Harrodsburg, Nicholasville, Winchester, 
Hodgenville, Lebanon, Danville, Lancaster, Richmond, Morgantown, 
Brownsville, Horse Cave, Greensburg, Campbellsville, Liberty, 
Stanford, Russellville, Bowling Green, Franklin, Providence, 
Scottsville, Glasgow, Tompkinsville, Edmonton, Columbia, Jamestown, 
Burkesville, and Albany
339 AM EDT Thu Oct 19 2017 /239 AM CDT Thu Oct 19 2017/

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of south central
Indiana and Central Kentucky.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday.

Showers and thunderstorms will be possible Sunday and Monday as a
cold front moves through the region. Gusty winds will be possible,
but organized severe weather is not expected at this time. 

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not needed at this time. 

&&

More information, along with other weather, hydrological and
climate information can be found, at weather.gov/louisville.

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MADISON County, Kentucky Agriculture, Lawn & Garden Weather Advisory

Updated: 310 AM EST THU NOV 12 2009

TODAY (6AM-5PM)

Max Temperature...........................58 degrees.
Precipitation (liq. eq. )...................0.00 inches (No rainfall).
Precipitation area .........................0% of the county expected.
Dewpoints.......................................28 to 37 Degrees.
Min RH (Relative Humidity).........41%.
Wind Speed....................................4 to 12 mph
Winds@3 PM..................................north at 12 mph
Spraying Conditions....................favorable
Sky Conditions @9 AM ...............mostly sunny.
RH < 50%........................................ for 6 hours
RH > 80%.........................................for 0 hour
No. of Hours Temp <=32 .............0
No. of Hours Temp <= 20 .............0
No. of Hours Temp <= 0 ...............0

The high today (6am-5pm) in Madison county, is expected to be near 58 degrees. No rainfall is expected. Temperature will range from near 38 to near 57 degrees. Dewpoints will range from 28 to 37 degrees. These dewpoints will combine with today (6am-5pm)'s temperatures resulting in relative humidity minimum of 41%. Skies will be mostly sunny at 9 AM and mostly sunny at 3 PM. Wind speed will range from 4 to 12 mph during the period. Winds at 3 PM will be out of the north at 12 mph, which is favorable spraying conditions in rain-free areas. Relative humidity will be less than 50% for 6 hours and greater than 80% for 0 hour

TONIGHT (6PM-5AM)

Min Temperature...........................39 degrees.
Precipitation (liq. eq. )...................0.00 inches (No rainfall).
Precipitation area .........................0% of the county expected.
Dewpoints.......................................37 to 38 Degrees.
Max RH (Relative Humidity)........85%.
Wind Speed....................................2 to 9 mph
Winds@3 AM..................................northeast at 3 mph
Spraying Conditions....................favorable
Sky Conditions @12 AM .............clear.
Sky Conditions @3 AM ...............clear.
RH < 50%........................................ for 0 hour
RH > 80%.........................................for 3 hours
No. of Hours Temp <=32 .............0
No. of Hours Temp <= 20 .............0
No. of Hours Temp <= 0 ...............0

The low tonight (6pm-5am) in Madison county, is expected to be around 39 degrees. No rainfall is expected. Temperature will range from near 41 to near 51 degrees. Dewpoints will range from 37 to 38 degrees. These dewpoints will combine with tonight (6pm-5am)'s temperatures resulting in relative humidity maximum of 85%. Skies will be clear at 12 AM and clear at 3 AM. Wind speed will range from 2 to 9 mph during the period. Winds at 3 AM will be out of the northeast at 3 mph, which is favorable spraying conditions in rain-free areas. Relative humidity will be less than 50% for 0 hour and greater than 80% for 3 hours

TOMORROW (6AM-5PM)

Max Temperature...........................64 degrees.
Precipitation (liq. eq. )...................0.00 inches (No rainfall).
Precipitation area .........................0% of the county expected.
Dewpoints.......................................37 to 41 Degrees.
Min RH (Relative Humidity).........40%.
Wind Speed....................................2 to 5 mph
Winds@3 PM..................................northeast at 3 mph
Spraying Conditions....................favorable
Sky Conditions @9 AM ...............mostly sunny.
Sky Conditions @3 PM ...............mostly sunny.
RH < 50%........................................ for 6 hours
RH > 80%.........................................for 1 hour
No. of Hours Temp <=32 .............0
No. of Hours Temp <= 20 .............0
No. of Hours Temp <= 0 ...............0

The high tomorrow (6am-5pm) in Madison county, is expected to be near 64 degrees. No rainfall is expected. Temperature will range from near 41 to near 64 degrees. Dewpoints will range from 37 to 41 degrees. These dewpoints will combine with tomorrow (6am-5pm)'s temperatures resulting in relative humidity minimum of 40%. Skies will be mostly sunny at 9 AM and mostly sunny at 3 PM. Wind speed will range from 2 to 5 mph during the period. Winds at 3 PM will be out of the northeast at 3 mph, which is favorable spraying conditions in rain-free areas. Relative humidity will be less than 50% for 6 hours and greater than 80% for 1 hour

TOMORROW NIGHT (6PM-5AM)

Min Temperature...........................45 degrees.
Precipitation (liq. eq. )...................0.00 inches (No rainfall).
Precipitation area .........................0% of the county expected.
Dewpoints.......................................41 to 43 Degrees.
Max RH (Relative Humidity)........93%.
Wind Speed....................................1 to 3 mph
Winds@3 AM..................................south at 1 mph
Spraying Conditions....................favorable
Sky Conditions @12 AM .............mostly clear.
Sky Conditions @3 AM ...............mostly clear.
RH < 50%........................................ for 0 hour
RH > 80%.........................................for 3 hours
No. of Hours Temp <=32 .............0
No. of Hours Temp <= 20 .............0
No. of Hours Temp <= 0 ...............0

The low tomorrow night (6pm-5am) in Madison county, is expected to be around 45 degrees. No rainfall is expected. Temperature will range from near 45 to near 59 degrees. Dewpoints will range from 41 to 43 degrees. These dewpoints will combine with tomorrow night (6pm-5am)'s temperatures resulting in relative humidity maximum of 93%. Skies will be mostly clear at 12 AM and mostly clear at 3 AM. Wind speed will range from 1 to 3 mph during the period. Winds at 3 AM will be out of the south at 1 mph, which is favorable spraying conditions in rain-free areas. Relative humidity will be less than 50% for 0 hour and greater than 80% for 3 hours

72 HOUR SUMMARY

The temperature is expected to be in the range from 39 degrees and 67 degrees. Dewpoints will range from 28 to 47 degrees. No measurable precipitation is expected.


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Kentucky Agricultural Weather Medium-Range Outlook (Based on the MEX Model)

MEDIUM RANGE AG FORECAST:

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FRIDAY :
Highs across the state will range from 79 West and 77 Central, to 75 East. Dewpoints will range from 46 to 49 West, 49 to 50 Central, and 47 to 47 East throughout the day. Rainfall amounts of 0.00-0.01 inches over 10 % of the area West, 0.00-0.01 inches over 10 % of the area Central, and 0.00-0.01 inches over 10 % of the area East should be expected. Lows Friday will fall to 47 West, 52 Central, and 52 East. Skies throughout the day will start out clear and end clear in the West, start clear and end clear Central, and start out clear and end clear East. The maximum livestock stress category will be no stress West, no stress Central, and no stress East. There will be 14 corn growing degree days West, 14 Central, and 14 East. Wind speeds in the morning and afternoon will be around 2 and 7 mph , respectively, West, 4 and 6 mph Central, and 2 and 1 mph East.

SATURDAY :
Highs across the state will range from 81 West and 80 Central, to 79 East. Dewpoints will range from 48 to 56 West, 49 to 47 Central, and48 to 47 East throughout the day. Rainfall amounts of 0.00-0.01 inches over 10 % of the area West, 0.00-0.01 inches over 10 % of the area Central, and 0.00-0.01 inches over 10 % of the area East should be expected. Lows Saturday will fall to 51 West, 55 Central, and 55 East. Skies throughout the day will start out clear and end clear in the West, start clear and end clear Central, and start out clear and end clear East. The maximum livestock stress category will be no stress West, no stress Central, and no stress East. There will be 16 corn growing degree days West, 18 Central, and 17 East. Wind speeds in the morning and afternoon will be around 3 and 12 mph , respectively, West, 4 and 11 mph Central, and 2 and 2 mph East.

SUNDAY :
Highs across the state will range from 71 West and 76 Central, to 77 East. Dewpoints will range from 60 to 62 West, 54 to 61 Central, and 48 to 50 East throughout the day. Rainfall amounts of 0.50-0.99 inches over 80 % of the area West, 0.00-0.01 inches over 40 % of the area Central, and 0.00-0.01 inches over 10 % of the area East should be expected. Lows Sunday will fall to 64 West, 59 Central, and 56 East. Skies throughout the day will start out cloudy and end cloudy in the West, start partly cloudy and end partly cloudy Central, and start out clear and end clear East. The maximum livestock stress category will be no stress West, no stress Central, and no stress East. There will be 18 corn growing degree days West, 18 Central, and 16 East. Wind speeds in the morning and afternoon will be around 9 and 12 mph , respectively, West, 8 and 16 mph Central, and 2 and 2 mph East.

MONDAY :
Highs across the state will range from 70 West and 73 Central, to 71 East. Dewpoints will range from 56 to 60 West, 59 to 59 Central, and54 to 60 East throughout the day. Rainfall amounts of 0.50-0.99 inches over 80 % of the area West, 0.25-0.49 inches over 80 % of the area Central, and 0.01-0.09 inches over 50 % of the area East should be expected. Lows Monday will fall to 55 West, 62 Central, and 59 East. Skies throughout the day will start out cloudy and end cloudy in the West, start cloudy and end cloudy Central, and start out partly cloudy and end cloudy East. The maximum livestock stress category will be no stress West, no stress Central, and no stress East. There will be 12 corn growing degree days West, 18 Central, and 15 East. Wind speeds in the morning and afternoon will be around 6 and 7 mph , respectively, West, 8 and 8 mph Central, and 2 and 2 mph East.

TUESDAY :
Highs across the state will range from 68 West and 70 Central, to 68 East. Dewpoints will range from 52 to 48 West, 56 to 51 Central, and 54 to 52 East throughout the day. Rainfall amounts of 0.00-0.01 inches over 50 % of the area West, 0.00-0.01 inches over 70 % of the area Central, and 0.00-0.01 inches over 70 % of the area East should be expected. Lows Tuesday will fall to 53 West, 58 Central, and 56 East. Skies throughout the day will start out cloudy and end clear in the West, start cloudy and end clear Central, and start out cloudy and end cloudy East. The maximum livestock stress category will be no stress West, no stress Central, and no stress East. There will be 10 corn growing degree days West, 14 Central, and 12 East. Wind speeds in the morning and afternoon will be around 5 and 18 mph , respectively, West, 7 and 20 mph Central, and 2 and 8 mph East.

WEDNESDAY :
Highs across the state will range from 60 West and 57 Central, to 55 East. Dewpoints will range from 35 to 40 West, 39 to 38 Central, and 43 to 34 East throughout the day. Rainfall amounts of 0.00-0.01 inches over 10 % of the area West, 0.00-0.01 inches over 20 % of the area Central, and 0.00-0.01 inches over 50 % of the area East should be expected. Lows Wednesday will fall to 40 West, 47 Central, and 47 East. Skies throughout the day will start out clear and end clear in the West, start cloudy and end partly cloudy Central, and start out cloudy and end cloudy East. The maximum livestock stress category will be no stress West, no stress Central, and no stress East.There will be 5 corn growing degree days West, 4 Central, and 2 East. Wind speeds in the morning and afternoon will be around 12 and 15 mph, respectively, West, 18 and 15 mph Central, and 7 and 5 mph East.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Kentucky
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Total Precipitation and Deviation From Normal (in inches)
Valid May 27, 2012

The nearest available weather station for Madison County is Berea:

                      Past 7 days      Past 30 days   Jan 1 - Present
Station             Total     Dev     Total     Dev     Total     Dev
---------------     -----  ------     -----  ------    ------  ------
Berea                0.15   -0.94      5.09   +0.49     14.84   -3.50
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Drought Status For MADISON County, Kentucky
(Based on the latest Palmer Drought Severity and Crop Moisture Indices)
BLUEGRASS KY CLIMATE DIVISION

Hydrological Drought (PDSI) Situation:
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Current Long-term Hydrological Moisture Status: NEAR NORMAL           (PDSI=   0.95)
Rainfall Needed:  0.00 inches ABOVE NORMAL


Crop Moisture (CMI) Situation:
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Current Short-term Crop Moisture Status: Moisture Adequate For Present Needs          (CMI=   0.85)
Change From Previous Week: WETTER     SOILS (  0.56)

Note: Due to rainfall variability within each climate division, check Precip Reports/GIS Estimates and the Kentucky Climate Summary for the latest moisture information for this county.

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Kentucky Climate Summary
normal. High temperatures averaged from 73 in the West to 74 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from +1 degrees from normal in the West to +5 degrees from normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 50 degrees in the West to 52 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from +1 degrees from normal in the West to +6 degrees from normal in the East.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 0.32 inches statewide which was -0.34 inches from normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 0.44 inches, Central 0.15 inches, Bluegrass 0.14 inches and East 0.52 inches, which was -0.25, -0.51, -0.49 and -0.15 inches respectively from normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.04 inches at Campbellsville to a high of 1.25 inches at Buckhorn Lake.

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GIS ESTIMATES FOR MADISON COUNTY
Valid July 29, 2013

The GIS estimates are derived by ARC/INFO GIS software for a
central point in the county.  The estimates are calculated from
from 29 weather stations in the Kentucky area.

Precipitation Estimates

                     Last 3   Last 7   Last 14   Last 30     Since
                       Days     Days      Days      Days     Jan 1
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Precip Total           0.23     2.48      2.90      7.97     35.18
Precip Deviation      -0.23     1.40      0.75      3.42      7.98

Temperature Estimates

                     Last 3        Last 7       Last 14       Last 30
                       Days          Days          Days          Days
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Temp Average             69            72            76            74
Temp Deviation           -6            -3             1            -1

Soil Temperature Estimates

                                Yesterday
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Avg 4" Sod Soil Temp   	               76

European Corn Borer Degree Days Accumulations

Degree Days                      Forecasted Accumulations
      Total          550      610      750     1660     1740
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       1901         5/16     5/19     5/27      7/7     7/10

Almanac Information
Thursday October 19, 2017 the 292th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -10.400000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 07:52 EDT Set 18:54 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:23 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:26 EDT Ends 19:20 EDT

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Normal Max/Min Temperature for Today: 68 / 45
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Calculations made for central point in Kentucky
Time in ET -- and will vary due to location and
elevation -- Priddy

Sunrise/Sunset/Moonrise/Moonset Computation (USN)
TEMPERATURE is not available
Yesterday's U.S. Highs, Lows , KY's Highs/Lows/Precip, Daily Weather Data, Hourly Weather Data
Historical Weather And Climate Facts For Today
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OCTOBER 19TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1844...
The famous "Lower Great Lakes Storm" occurred. Southwesterly winds were at
hurricane force for five hours, driving lake waters into downtown Buffalo
NY. The storm drowned 200 persons. (David Ludlum)
...1961...
Rain changed to a record early season, heavy wet snow over the southern
mountains of West Virginia. Leaves were still on trees, resulting in the
worst forest disaster since the fires of 1952 and 953. One to two feet of
snow fell near Summersville and Richwood. (19th-20th) (The Weather Channel)
...1984...
Thunderstorms deluged the town of Odem TX (located 15 miles northwest of
Corpus Christi) with 25 inches of rain in just three and a half hours. Most
businesses in Odem were flooded, as were 1000 homes in nearby Sinton. (The
Weather Channel)
...1987...
A cold front brought rainshowers to parts of the central U.S., and ushered
cool Canadian air into the Great Plains Region. Daytime highs were only in
the 30s in North Dakota and eastern Montana. (The National Weather Summary)
...1988...
Thunderstorms produced high winds in eastern Colorado, with gusts to 63 mph
reported at La Junta. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
...1989...
Record breaking snows fell across northern and central Indiana. Totals
ranged up to 10.5 inches at Kokomo, and 9.3 inches was reported at
Indianapolis. The 8.8 inch total at South Bend was a record for the month
as a whole. Up to seven inches of snow fell in extreme southern Lower
Michigan, and up to six inches fell in southwestern Ohio. The heavy wet
snow downed many trees and power lines. Half the city of Cincinnati OH was
without electricity during the morning hours. Temperatures dipped below
freezing across much of the Great Plains Region. Twenty cities, including
fourteen in Texas, reported record low temperatures for the date. North
Platte NE reported a record low of 11 degrees. In Florida, four cities
reported record high temperatures for the date. The record high of 92
degrees at Miami also marked a record fourteen days of 90 degree weather in
October, and 116 such days for the year. (The National Weather Summary)

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